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Virginia Residents Want Colleges To Be SAFE SPACES Where Free Speech Is Censored

Just over half of the residents of Virginia think protecting students from hearing discriminatory viewpoints is more important than fostering and protecting free speech on campus, according to a recently released poll.

Virginia Commonwealth University’s Office of Public Policy Outreach conducted the poll in mid-July — about a month before the events in Charlottesville and at the University of Virginia. The school released the findings late last week.


Justin Trudeau condemns North Korean missile testing, asks UN to step in

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has condemned North Korea’s latest nuclear weapon testing and is urging the United Nations to take further steps to contain the country’s nuclear proliferation efforts.

North Korea’s nuclear test and “aggressive” missile testing program “represents a clear and present threat to the safety and security of its neighbours and the international community,” Trudeau said in a statement released Sunday.


Hurricane Harvey: Canadian Cargo Plane Is Texas-Bound And Is Full Of Supplies

The Canadian government sent a cargo plane loaded with humanitarian supplies to Texas on Sunday as part of a relief effort following the damage caused by hurricane Harvey.

The plane, filled with supplies including baby formula, blankets and cribs, departed the Canadian Forces base in Trenton, Ont., for the Lackland Airforce base near San Antonio.


Germany allowing Palestinian terror organization to run in election

The German Interior Ministry declined on Tuesday to bar the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine from campaigning as a political party in the September general election to the Bundestag.

The PFLP has been designated by the EU and US as a terrorist organization.


NYT: Lets Help Hurricane Harvey Survivors By Taxing Them

“Imagine that after the 9/11 attacks, the conversation had been limited to the tragedy in Lower Manhattan, the heroism of rescuers and the high heels of the visiting first lady — without addressing the risks of future terrorism.

That’s how we have viewed Hurricane Harvey in Houston, as a gripping human drama but without adequate discussion of how climate change increases risks of such cataclysms. We can’t have an intelligent conversation about Harvey without also discussing climate change.”

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